Quick Guide: Downtown Tour of Raleigh, NC

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Alfred and I travel as often as possible and it’s something we really enjoy doing. For us, there is nothing better than hopping on a plane and heading to a foreign place. There are plenty of reasons to love traveling. Seeing new places, meeting new people, trying new things, and learning about the world are just a few of the reasons we love it.

But sometimes people are so caught up in traveling to other places they forget to appreciate their own city and/or state. We live in Raleigh, North Carolina which is a mid-sized city in the southern US. The city has received tons of awards and recognition including:

Best Restaurant in NC (Bida Manda)

-#1 #1 Among Best Cities for Men Who Want to Be Fit and Happy

– Men’s Health-#2 Among 2015 Quality of Life Index in N.C.

– LawnStarter-2015 Readers’ Choice Award – ConventionSouth

-2015 Platinum Choice Award

– Smart Meetings, December 2015-#5 Among Best Local Food Scene

– USA TODAY and 10Best’s Readers’ Choice

-#2 Among Top 10 Music Cities Other Than Nashville

– Music From The Row-#2 Among Best Large Cities to Live In

– WalletHub-Among the 20 Best State Fairs in America

– Vacations Made Easy

-#2 Among the Next Top 10 Cities for Tech Jobs

– Fast Company-Among Top 100 Cities on Twitter

– Encore Alert-#3 Among Best Cities to Work

– Economic Environment- WalletHub

-#10 Among Best Cities to Work

– Small Business Environment

– WalletHub-Sports Tourism Organization of the Year

– National Association of Sports Commissions

-#1 Among Mid-Sized American Cities of the Future

– The Financial Times-Among 2015 Award of Excellence Winners

– Corporate & Incentive Travel-#2 Among the Cities Creating The Most Tech Jobs

– Forbes-Among Five LGBT Travel Picks for 2015

– Metro Weekly

And the list really does go on and on.

So, I created a quick 1-page guide for spending the day in Raleigh, NC. It includes restaurants, parks, bars, and other attractions that I love in this city. Despite it being the best at pretty much everything, Raleigh isn’t really a destination for most people. However, if you find yourself in Raleigh, remember to download this guide to hit up some of my favorite downtown

J. Harvey

Quick Guide: Downtown Tour of Raleigh, NC. Spend a day in my city using this handy 1-page guide!








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Quick Guide: Downtown Tour of Raleigh, NC. Spend a day in my city using this handy one page guide! ---My Normal Gay Life Blog, Travel, Raleigh, NC, J Harvey

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